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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jul 23rd, 2019

Forsyth

Vernon Elizabeth Jones, 86, Cumming
Vernon Elizabeth Jones, age 86, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019. She was born in 1933, to the late Benjamin and Julia Osborne. Vernon was a member of Alpharetta ...

Hall

John Holland Jarrett, Jr., 70, Gillsville
Mr. John Holland Jarrett, Jr., age 70 of Gillsville passed away Tuesday July 23, 2019 at The Rosemont of Stone Mountain. Mr. Holland was born February 5, 1949 to the late John H ...
Peter Trizzino, 78, Gainesville
Mr. Peter Trizzino, 78, of Gainesville, GA passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness. Peter was born January 27, 1941 in Brooklyn, NY to ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Dorothy “Dot” Mathis Byess, age 88 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, July 23, 2019.  Mrs. Byess ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Willie “Bill” Nathaniel Finch, age 86 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, July 23, 2019.  Mr. Finch ...

Other

Steven Philip Dickman, 56, Alpharetta
Steven Philip Dickman, 56, of Alpharetta, Georgia was called home to be with his Lord  on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.  Steve will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Cindy, o ...

Stephens

Mrs. Gwendolyn “Gwen” Herron Burgess, age 82, of Toccoa, previously of McDonough,  passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Stephens County Hospital. Born June 14, ...

White

Robert Thornton, 50, Cleveland
Robert Thornton age 50 of Cleveland, GA passed away on July 23, 2019. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday at Melvin Hill CME Church, Carnesville, GA at 2:00 PM. Professional S ...
Acclaimed novelist Ernest Gaines dies at 86
Novelist Ernest J. Gaines, whose poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation germinated stories of black struggles that grew into universal stories of grace and beauty, has died
1st black Georgia senator elected post-Reconstruction dies
A former Georgia state senator who was the first black lawmaker elected to the upper chamber after Reconstruction has died
'Maude' co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies at 97
Bill Macy, foil to Bea Arthur's feminist wife in '70s sitcom 'Maude,' dies at 97
Retired, longtime Gainesville school official dies
A retired, longtime Gainesville school official, former Asst. Supt. Otis Ellenberg, has died.
Rep. Elijah Cummings was a sharecropper's son, took on Trump
Congressman Elijah E. Cummings has died to complications from longstanding health challenges, his office said. He was 68.
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile drummer, dies at 80
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile and propulsive drummer, dies at 80
Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies
Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died at 84.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86